George and Laura met at a back yard barbeque at the home of mutual friends and were married three months later. George took Laura to a miniature golf course on their first date.
George and Laura were married on November 5, 1977, at 11 A.M. in a small wedding in the Glass Chapel of the First United Methodist Church in Midland, Texas. It was the same church where Laura had been baptized. The officiant was Reverend Jerry Wyatt.
They had 75 guests. They didn't have any bridesmaids, or groomsmen, or flower girls, or ringerbearers. Their wedding invitations were printed by hand.
George and Laura did not have a honeymoon.
George wore a business suit with an orchid boutonniere. Laura wore a candlelight beige crepe de chine street length dress with long-sleeves, a single strand of pearls, and a corsage of white gardenias at her waist.
Ages at Marriage:
When they were married, both George and Laura were 31 years old.
Neither George or Laura were previously married.
George: CEO of oil and gas company, managing general partner of Texas Rangers baseball team, Texas governor from 1994-2000, U.S. President, 2000-2008.
Laura: schoolteacher, librarian.
On November 25, 1981, George and Laura's fraternal twin daughters, Barbara and Jenna, were born.
Jenna married Henry Hager on May 10, 2008.